Centrica rolls out North American energy company

Centrica plc announced Tuesday it has launched a distributed energy and power proposition in North America under the name Centrica Business Solutions.

The new company, Centrica said, will help clients take control of their own energy across three areas: energy insights, energy optimization and energy solutions.

As part of the launch, Panoramic Power Energy Insights, ENER-G Combined Heat and Power and Rudox Power Generation have been combined into Centrica Business Solutions.

“Energy powers businesses. But energy is changing rapidly. New technologies, from advanced data analytics to new ways of generating and storing power, are creating opportunities for businesses to make their energy work to achieve their business goals,” said Jorge Pikunic, global managing director of Centrica Business Solutions. “Centrica Business Solutions help businesses capture these opportunities, turning their energy footprint into a source of competitive advantage. In partnership with our sister company Direct Energy Business, we offer an unrivaled portfolio of energy supply and distributed energy solutions.”

The company also announced it has appointed Stephen Prince senior vice president of Centrica Business Solutions. Prince will be responsible for overseeing North America commercial operations. Prior to Centrica, he was CEO and president of Younicos.